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FAA Information Effective: 1/4/2018

Public Use

Western Carolina Regional Airport

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Attendance: Attended
Unattended Wednesday, Thursday, Thanksgiving, Christmas And New Year'S Day. On-Call For Fuel Assistance.Year-round,Sun/1300-1700Year-round,Mon Tues Fri Sat/0800-1700
Elevation:1,698 ft (517.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. W of Andrews
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 5500 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.42  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.60  (full serve service)

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Runway 08/26

Dimensions:5500 x 100ft. / 1676.4 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 25000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
081682.0ft. MSL
75° mag
71° true
0.3% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
215' Disp Threshold
Railroad, 246 ft Right of center, 20 ft high, 216 ft from end
Apch Ratio 19:1 at Dsplcd Thld Due to Rr PAPI Unusbl Byd 2 Deg Left and 8 Deg Right of Cntrln (Due to Terrain)
261698.1ft. MSL
255° mag
251° true
0.3% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 294 ft Left of center, 63 ft high, 742 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope
3 Ft Berm 32 Ft Fm Thld Offset 81 Ft Right of Cntrln PAPI Does Not Provide Obstacle Clearance Byd 2.5 Nm From Thld, Unusable Beyond 2.5 Nm

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Andrews-Murphy Air Service
  • Maintenance
  • $4.42
  • $3.60
  • Sales
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
Transportation: Courtesy Car
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N35 11.7138' / W83 51.7823'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:04W (2000)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
NOTAM Facility:RHP
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Actvt REIL Ry 08 - CTAF. PAPI Rys 08 & 26 Oper Cont. MIRL Ry 08/26 on Dusk - Dawn. to Incr Intst - CTAF Lctd 0.5 Mi North of West End of Ry 08/26

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:40
Multi Engine:8

Airport Activity

GA Local:14,000
GA Itinerant:5,000
Air Taxi:1,000

(12-month period ending on 12/8/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Cherokee CountyJoe Cloer
75 Peachtree Street5840 Airport Road
Murphy, NC 28906Andrews, NC 28901
828-837-5527 (Office) 828-321-5114 (Office)